Good faith is recognized as a defense to a charge of mail or wire
fraud. See, e.g., United States v. Casperson, 773 F.2d 216,
(8th Cir. 1985). For a discussion of the defense of good faith and the
entitlement of jury instructions on this issue, see Green v.
States, 474 U.S. 925 (1985); see also Laura A. Eilers & Harvey B.
Silikovitz, Mail and Wire Fraud, 31 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 703, 719 (1994)
[cited in Criminal Resource Manual 841; USAM 9-43.100]